Spa Days, Speak-easies & Snack Joints, Oh My!
The newly opened Gift Box is a crown jewel of local gift stores. The cozy boutique offers its visitors a bounty of cute, fun and thoughtful gift ideas created by artists both local and from around the world: from Astoria to Bali, Gift Box showcases unique and sustainable creations from a wide array of talented artists and shops, many of which are women owned businesses. Upcycled vinyl records reimagined as custom clocks, hand-painted coffee mugs and fragrant soy candles are jus ta few examples of the goods you can pick up here.
25-11 Broadway | 718.440.3411 @giftboxastoria
Titan Foods has been providing Astoria with authentic Greek cuisine for over 30 years. In fact, Titan Foods is the largest Greek specialty food store in America. This winter, bring home the world famous Terkenlis Tsoureki chocolate covered sweet breads from Greece! The bread is so beloved that although it began as a festive treat, it is now eaten all year long. Don’t forget about your loved ones, too! Shipping for these delightful Terkenlis Tsourekis is available allover the US & Canada.
25-56 31st St. 718.626.7771 @titanfoods
Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices of Astoria
Shake it up at Ralph’s of Astoria. The brand new water ices hop is about to take the neighborhood by storm. Ralph’s has so many fun flavors, not to mention the variety of frozen desserts you can get. Take the “Twister” for example: here you have any flavor water ice sandwiched in between two layers of soft serve ice cream! Beyond that, they also have classic milk shakes, Artic milkshakes like the Peanut Butter Blast and Toasted Marshmallow Sundae. This is just a small taste of what Ralph’s has to offer. Catch them in person to find your new favorite flavor combo!
3002 30th St. | 917.396.1100 | @ralphsastoriany
Local bought products reign supreme at the newly opened Hutch Astoria. Top quality meats and products sourced from local shops come together to make this incredible Loaded Cheese Burger. All beef and stuffed with bacon bits and pepper jack then topped with more pepperjack, crispy onions and garlic aioli on a brioche bun make this burger outstanding. 🍔😋
Hurry over and try it today!
30-07 31st Ave. 347.832.0661 @hutch_astoria
La Barista is a top-rated crepe destination with good reason. They are made fresh to order with an endless variety of options that create innovative and delicious crepes. Take the Gyro Crepe for example: Savory and aromatic, it is filled with gyro strips, a creamy yogurt mint sauce, tomatoes, caramelized onions and crispy potato sticks. For something on the sweeter side, indulge in the Apple Pie Crepe: Fresh apple slices and jam mixed with cream patisserie, cinnamon and sugar to create a beloved dessert in the form of a crepe.
2910 30th Ave. | 929.462.1111 | @labaristany
Astoria Laser Spa
Say goodbye to unwanted body hair at Astoria Laser Spa. The laser hair removal treatment is best to start in the winter as it will take several sessions before you are completely hair-free in theare a you choose, but also because the laser targets hair follicles best when you are not as tan. Astoria Laser Spa’s office is incredibly clean and their staff are absolute experts, specializing in treatments that also include lip cavitation, kuma shape, facials and more. Make this year your best skincare year yet and call Astoria Laser Spa to see how they can help get you started.
31-85 42nd St. | 347.368.6546 | 917.325.6227 @astorialaserspa
When you are looking for authentic Italian pizza in Astoria, look no further than Palermo’s. The square pie is an absolute must. It features a flavorful sauce and the kind of delicious, crispy thin crust you can only get from a scorching hot brick oven. Got a sweet tooth? The fruit Nutella pizza is the pizza you never knew you needed. Indoor dining may be off limits, but at Palermo, the best quality pizza is always on the table. Place your order for pick-up or delivery now!
23-92 21st St. | 718.267.0010 @palermonyc
Flowers by Lunelly
Bloom lovers will rejoice when they discover Flowers by Lunelly! Regardless of the occasion, you will find a wide selection of flowers that can be specifically arranged to your liking. Lilies, roses, daisies, and gerbera flowers are just a few highlights on Lunelly’s roster of beautiful blossoms. Being family-owned and operated for nearly three decades, you can be sure to get unmatched service and expertise for events, weddings, anniversaries and more. While there are a number of florists out there, Flowers by Lunelly is quite simply more than that. Head on over to find out first hand!
29-22 36th Ave.718.784.0112 flowersbylunelly.com
An exclusive outdoor dining experience with speak-easy style! The Lingerie Shoppe @AstoriasSecret is THE perfect venue to host your birthday, engagement or any special occasion or get together. The secret backyard sanctuary is entirely secluded, comfortably heated, wind resistant and sheltered from the elements while always maintaining excellent fresh air ventilation. Enjoy killer cocktails and killer cuisine privately with your friends & family anytime 7 days a week! Package deals available for group parties of 6 guests or more. DM/IM now to reserve. Visit AstoriasSecret.com for menus, in-house moonshine bottles, pro film & photo shoots plus corsets & merch!
28-53 Steinway Street | @AstoriasSecret
Congratulations 🎉 Chip City Sunnyside is now open! 🥳 Go visit at 45-05 40th St. in Sunnyside, Queens (right off of Queens Blvd!
Chip City has a goal of making it as simple as possible for customers to get their hands on their cookies. Recently, they added online ordering for pickup and delivery through their website, allowing customers to get cookies on their schedule.
For more info check out their website Here!